Kingscliff sits across the border from Gold Coast Airport, about 17km away. On average, it takes only 20 minutes or so to get from one destination to the other, but that depends entirely on what sort of transport you take. With public transport, it could take hours because services only leave a scheduled times and those times could fall outside the time of your arrival at Gold Coast Airport. Taxis are an option, in the alternative, but they can be unpredictably priced, thanks to their metered charges. There’s also the taxi rank to contend with, which can become busy when flights arrive. The best option in terms of price, service, and efficiency is a transfer from Car Australia. We offer day and night transfers from the Gold Coast to Kingscliff, and we take you directly from the airport to the doorstep of your destination. There are no stops along the way – unless you want them – and our drivers only travel by the quickest and most direct routes.

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What to plan for

If you’re making a travel plan, then you’ll need to know what to expect in your journey from Gold Coast Airport to Kingscliff.  With years of experience between them, our drivers can help you with that. Here are some of the insights they have gained over the years.

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Travel times

Travel times from Gold Coast Airport to Kingscliff during peak hour are usually about 22 to 26 minutes. The Pacific Motorway can become congested, especially during peak holiday season when tourists are flocking over the border in either direction. That’s usually when we expect slightly longer journeys. On average though, it takes only 20 to 24 minutes to get from Gold Coast Airport to Kingscliff—or sometimes as few as 18 minutes if the conditions are perfect. With our drivers’ intimate knowledge of the area, you can rest assured that your trip will be as quick as possible, and quicker than most alternative options.

Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport is not the largest airport in Queensland, but it certainly makes up for it in efficiency. It has one terminal to cater for domestic and international travellers, and that terminal is located adjacent to the stunning coastline of southeast Queensland. If you’re descending into Gold Coast Airport during the day, you’re sure to be treated to a spectacle of natural beauty. If you’re coming in to land there at night, you’ll be treated to the lightshow of Surfer’s Paradise and the skyscrapers, restaurants, and clubs that line the foreshore. To get to the quieter, but just as beautiful shores of Kingscliff, your Car Australia transfer will be waiting for you on arrival. We track your flights using the flight number you give us, to ensure that our drivers are ready and waiting when you step into the arrivals hall at Gold Coast Airport.

Kingscliff – before you return to Gold Coast Airport

Kingscliff is a small coastal town in the northernmost reaches of New South Wales – it’s just a short distance south of the border at Tweed Heads. That’s why a lot of travellers go there via Gold Coast Airport, which is the closest airport to Kingscliff. The area itself is known for phenomenal surf, stunning coastlines, great fishing, and the sort of laid back atmosphere you could expect from a small coastal town. It boasts some of the most unique beaches in Australia, and has no shortage of cafes, restaurants, and shops to keep your busy during your stay. To see it all in comfort, just make a booking with Car Australia. We do more than just airport transfers; our drivers can take in and around the Kingscliff area, with door to door service at all times of the day and night.